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Full Transcript: Collaborating Political Parties Respond to Pres. Weah’s 3rd Annual Message

Full Transcript: Collaborating Political Parties Respond to Pres. Weah’s 3rd Annual Message

After President George Weah delivered his third annual State of the Nation Address on Monday, January 27, the Collaborating Political Parties (comprising of the All Liberian Party, the Alternative National Congress, Liberty Party, and Unity Party), issued a response. The response was delivered by Alexander B. Cummings, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, on January 28.

OP-ED: Why the Weah Step-Down Protest is Undemocratic and Unconstitutional

Liberia is still wiping off the dust from the more than 14 years of uncivil war. The years of bloodbath destroyed the entire nation’s economy and is still having its toll today – this is why a political machination in the form of the ‘Weah Step Down Campaign’ that seeks to dethrone a government is frightening.

Cummings’ ANC Withdraws Candidate in Cape Mount’s Senatorial By-Election

The Alternative National Congress of former presidential candidate Alexander Cummings has announced a decision to withdraw its candidate, Samuel Taylor, from the upcoming senatorial by-election in Grand Cape Mount.

Weah’s Reform Proposal to Abolish By-Elections in Referendum Receives Mixed Reactions

At the official opening of a special presidential retreat held at the Farmington Hotel over the weekend, President George Weah appealed to members of the National Legislature to approve eight revised propositions for referendum to amend the 1986 constitution.

NEC Declares Abraham Dillon Winner of Montserrado Senatorial Election

Following final official tally of votes in the senatorial by-election in Montserado, the National Elections Commission on Friday, August 2, declared Abraham Darius Dillon of the opposition Liberty Party winner of the July 29 senatorial elections in Montserrado.

What Happened to Yesterday’s Protest

Yesterday, a planned protest organized by the Council of Patriots seemed to go astray amid a gathering of a small group of protesters near Capitol Hill without the presence of their leaders. The day’s events later got complicated, as rioting sprouted on Tubman Boulevard, causing major traffic.